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PBS
Jul 23, 2011 12:00am PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. her son is called "my life, my son." >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it's the cornerstone we all know. it's not just a street or boulevard, but a place where wal-mart stands together with your community to make every day better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: trying to find the right word. i am pleased, honored, humbled, delighted, crazy to have jesse norman on this program tonight. the legendary soprano has been an inspirational voice in music for many years to come. she released her first new recording hall. it is a good one. if you are fortunate enough to be at the mall in pasadena, before we get to the conversation, we take you back to a classic performance from paris on th
PBS
Jul 26, 2011 12:00am PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. over the course of the next few weeks we will bring you a number of conversations including the week on china, this will start monday, august 15, and you can visit any of our past programs visiting pbs.org, check for betty white, bobby brown, ashley judd and many more. tonight look at actress and playwright, anna deavere smith, in her program, called "let me down easy," and then j.j. abrams on his list of projects, "super 8," one of the biggest box office surprises, thank you for joining us, coming up now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it's the cornerstone we all know. it's not just a street or boulevard, but a place where wal-mart stands together with your community to make every day better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made
WHUT
Jul 14, 2011 7:00pm EDT
tavis: good evening, from china, i'm tavis smiley. we're here all this week to listen and to learn as we speak to the chinese people about the issues that matter to them. the social husband is. the cultural issues. their families. the future, education and environment and so much more as we're on location tonight and all this week. i'll have more in a moment. >> the cornerstone we all know. it is not just a street or boulevard but a place to gather with your demoupt make every day better. community to make every day better. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley.ide ncsura nad working to improve financial literacy and the economic >> nationwide is on your side >> additional funding provided by -- >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. kcet public television] >> this is my second trip to china and i've come back with some of my staff and good friend and colleague, dr. cornel west. we're something of an anomaly in china. you don't see many african-americans. it resulted in some friendly curiosity. that same curiosity greeted andre
WHUT
Jul 8, 2011 7:00pm EDT
tavis: good evening from los angeles. i am tavis smiley. a conversation with one of the country's leading opinion makers frank rich. after a decade writing at the "new york times" he is writing for "new york magazine." he will talk about president obama and his chances for reelection. michael rapaport is here to talk about his film about a tribe called quest. columnist frank rich and actor michael rapaport coming up right now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it is a cornerstone that we all know. it is where where i walmart stands together with your community to make every day better. >> nationwide supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nation why it works with tavis to move -- remove obstacles to economic empowerment. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from the worst like you. thank you. -- viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- tavis: always pleased to welcome frank rich back to the program. after more than 30 years with t
PBS
Jul 5, 2011 12:00am PDT
all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: bob lutz has been a creative force in the auto industry. he is also a noted author whose books include the best-selling business book "the cuts". his latest is "car guys vs. bean counters". he joins us from ann arbor, michigan. nice to have you on this program. >> for having me. tavis: let me start about your tax. -- your text. how would you define the soul of the american business? >> it should be about pleasing customers and doing superior products but i think for about the last 20 years, we have been obsessed with business school techniques, analysis, project of analysis, tons of numbers, attainment of short-term proper goals, and we have somehow i and many comp
PBS
Jul 13, 2011 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening from china, i am tavis smiley. we are here talking to everyday chinese about the issues that matter most to them, the environment, the economy, education, the future, the family, real issues, real people, every night from the people's republic of china. our conversation begins tonight right now. >> every community has a martin luther king street. this is a place for wal-mart standing together with your community to make everyday better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. additional funding provided by -- >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: this is the view of beijing from the roof of the microsoft campus. this is second only to their headquarters. the big cities are already jammed and in the next 10 years, they expect the largest internal migration
PBS
Jul 30, 2011 12:00am PDT
tavis: good evening from los angeles. i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with barry manilow. next week he is out with his first album of original music in a decade. later on, a special performance from the new project and some great music >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all lived better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. nationwide insurance is proud to join have this in working to improve financial literacy and working to remove obstacles one at a time. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> what an honor to have barry manilow and his piano on the set to night. it is hard to believe we have not seen a project of new music in 10 years, but that is about to change. it is an honor to have you in this program. >> i have been looking forward to doing tavis:: 20 years i have been in the broadcast business, and i have never had the honor of sitting with an artist for an entire conversation at t
PBS
Jul 9, 2011 12:00am PDT
-- stands with your community to make everyday matter. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. we're proud to join him in improving front -- financial literacy. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: always pleased to welcome don cheadle to the program. the star can be seen in the forthcoming summit "the guard." he can also be seen in the showtime series "house of lies," a comedy about the world of business consulting. here is a scene from that show. >> are you going to help your not? -- me or not? have you ever been shot before it? >> yes. >> did it hurt? >> no, it did not her. yes intered! -- it hurt! >> they say shocked cataracts pain. >> who says that? it hurts like hell. to talk about all the projects you have to go -- you have going on. good to see you. tell me more. >> "the guard" is a movie we did in ireland. brendan gleeson plays an irish cop who is very unconventional. it was a fish out of water story for me. and it fell like outer space. tavis:
CNN
Jul 20, 2011 9:00pm EDT
'll have a conversation with tavis smiley. this is "piers morgan tonight." >>> donald trump says america's economy could be going bad from worse. he joins me tonight on the phone. donald, how are you? >> hello, piers. >> first of all, congratulations on becoming a grandfather again. your lovely daughter ivanka and a baby girl ella rose, i understand. >> that is true. we're very happy about that. >> tell me, if we were trying to prescribe an economic future or young arabella that you would feel comfortable about, what would you do. >> first you have to get the debt down. the whole world of debt has to be changed as far as this country is concerned. we have to create jobs and rapidly. because if we don't, things are going to head in a direction that's going to be almost impossible to recover from. so we really need jobs now. we have to take jobs away from other countries because other countries are taking our jobs. there is practically not a company that doesn't do business with the united states that is making a very big profit. china is going to make $300 billion on us at least this year
PBS
Jul 27, 2011 12:00am PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, our conversation with television wasn't -- television legend betty white, less than a year shy of her 90th birthday. in addition to her role on "hot in cleveland," she has a new memoir called "if you ask me>> s tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- tavis: pleased and delighted to welcome betty white back to this program. the legendary television actress is a seven-time emmy-winning actress for her many roles, like "mary tyler moore" and "the golden girls." she has a new memoir on her life called "if you ask me (and of course you won't)." here is a scene from her latest series, "caught in cleveland." -- "hot in cleveland." >> so what are you, like,
PBS
Jul 16, 2011 12:00am PDT
tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from the viewers like you. thank you. ♪ tavis: i am pleased to be joined by a terrific and distinguished panel. first up is john chan, former chair of the c-100. cindy fan is the dean of social sciences dominic king is the ceo of east west bank here in california. and the ambassador who serve as liaison to china for director steven spielberg. let me start with you. we were talking a moment ago about my own feelings -- i talked about this earlier this week on a special, about a sense of hopefulness that one feels moving through china as contrasted by a sense of hopelessness that americans are feeling now given the economy, the recession, etc., etc. there was a poll we started earlier this week. just over half of all americans believe that our best days as a nation are behind us. those are not the view
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